“Tom”, Tomonori ITO was trained as a physiotherapist at Kochi School of Allied Health and Medical Profession, in Japan. He worked in Imabari Daiichi Hospital, served for patients with acute and chronic conditions in different settings. Funded by Japanese International Cooperation Agency, he moved to Ethiopia, worked as an instructor in Gondar University. Teaching students, also he supported for the first establishment of physiotherapy department in Ethiopia, with international colleagues from 2004 to 2006. He was also seeing patients with HIV/AIDS, bomb and bullet injury in various stages including CBR activity with local staffs. In order to promote health and wellness of the people, he moved to the UK for post graduate course, MSc in Public Health and Health Promotion at Wales University in Swansea. Back to Japan in 2010, he currently works as Department Head of International Affairs in Secretariat Office, Japanese Physical Therapy Association. Based on the experience of emergency response at natural disaster, his articles and presentations are mostly related to emergency response or international activities for Human Resource Development. Within international context, He also serves for people with disabilities as Chair of Research and Training Committee in Japan NGO Network on Disabilities.